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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Department of Philosophy. The Department of Philosophy at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Logic at the rank of Instructor, in UBC’s educational leadership stream. Start date: July 1, 2018. This is a full-time tenure-track appointment. A PhD in Philosophy prior […]
Kelin Emmett, University of British columbia October 20, 2017 / 4:00 – 5:30 pm / BUCH A103 Refusing to Will the Means Abstract: Many Kantians believe that hypothetical imperatives depend on categorical imperatives for their normativity. I argue that this view stems from a prevalent, but mistaken, understanding of hypothetical imperatives as […]
Degree UBC Philosophy BA, ’06 Occupation Research Analyst and Consultant for HR Biography Philosophy allows me to take my training and interest in ethics and apply it in a challenging context: helping HR professionals to advocate for employee wellbeing in various business contexts. It provides the opportunity to take theories and ideas that have a […]
Degree UBC Philosophy BA, ’01 Occupation Real Estate Professional/Entrepreneur Biography What attracted you to your current career? The flexibility of my own schedule because I am also a full-time mother. Fascinated by the real estate market and love working with people. Looking back, what role did philosophy play in your personal development? – Critical thinking […]
Can Philosophers do Field Work? Come and find out! Study Power and Oppression and Theories of Civil Society, on location in rural Guatemala, summer term One 2018! Earn six credits of upperlevel Arts coursework (Philosophy 335, Sociology 430), while experiencing the impacts of poverty and globalization firsthand, through a UBC Global Seminar. Open to […]